Originally written on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 11/29/11

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 25: Sione Pouha #91 of the New York Jets looks on against the Oakland Raiders during an NFL game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 25, 2009 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
When Steve Johnson fell to the ground like a sputtering plane after scoring a touchdown against the New York Jets on Sunday, the last thing we said in our blog post about the subject was that someone, somewhere would try to make a comparison between Johnson's "plane crash" and the tragedies of 9/11 and the comparison would be ignorant and wrong. Then, for 24 hours, nobody said anything and we figured that we had thought too little of people and that nobody was stupid enough to make the parallel and mean it. And then Sione Pouha opened his mouth. The New York Jets defensive tackle said Monday that Johnson's celebration was insensitive to New York. "Us being from New York, we like to hold ourselves to some integrity, and that airplane thing, in my opinion, was kind of a dagger considering the circumstances of remembrance of what we just had on Sept. 11,'' Pouha told the New York Post. "It was just unprofessional. We all stand for pride around here, and that's a sacred moment for a l...
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